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The Center for Child Protection believes education and awareness are key to preventing child abuse. Join us as we learn more about child abuse and begin to feel comfortable with the uncomfortable so we can help the children in our lives and in our community.

Family Advocates: Providing Crisis Intervention To Caregivers

How does a Family Advocate handle crisis intervention with families during their child’s forensic interview? Here at the Center, our Family Advocates provide caregivers in high-risk situations with crisis support, determination of needs, and intervention throughout their involvement

Who is the Travis County Child Protection Team?

Through a collaborative approach, the Travis County Child Protection Team (CPT) is dedicated to reducing the trauma for children during the investigation and prosecution of crimes committed against them. The Child Protection Team is made up of

By |October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Children, News, Our Children|

The Forensic Interview: Reducing Child Trauma in Abuse Cases

A forensic interview is a structured conversation with a child with the purpose of obtaining information about possible event(s) the child may have experienced, including abuse, neglect or the witnessing of a violent crime. In

Vegetable Gardening: An Experiential Therapy Method at the Center

The Center for Child Protection has developed several experiential therapy methods to help children heal from the trauma of abuse, and one of those methods is vegetable gardening. While gardening might not immediately spring to

Christopher Wohlers’ Story: A Tragedy That Sparked A Child Advocacy Movement

Christopher's Chair by Damian Priour In December 1989, two-year-old Christopher Wohlers was admitted to Brackenridge Hospital in Austin, Texas. He remained there for five days after being scalded in the bathtub by his

Trauma-Informed Yoga: Build, Create, Regulate

The Center for Child Protection offers many forms of experiential therapy to child abuse victims and their protective families. Trauma-informed yoga is just one type of therapeutic intervention used at the Center. The combined benefits